Articles Tagged 'Play'

Harmony!

Harmony!

We need each other just like a band needs a tuba... and a flute... and a drum beat!

Max Lucado reminds us of our need to be part of a band to make beautiful music no matter what part we play.

Your Default Face

Your Default Face

What do you look like when you are not trying look any certain way?

Deonna Shake uses her vast coaching and playing experience to introduce a key concept called "default face" and reminds us that how we carry ourselves says a lot about us.

When Nobody Was Looking

When Nobody Was Looking

What would you have done?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that there are honest athletes and football players.

Shattered

Shattered

What do you do when things fracture between you and someone important to you?

Phil Ware talks about what to do when relationships are shattered and how it feels easier to trade in those relationships for new ones, but asks if this is really smartest and if it honors Christ and our walk with God.

Play Like You're Loved

Play Like You're Loved

Are you trying to earn it?

Rubel Shelley takes a look at coach Scott Nagy of South Dakota State and sees a great slogan: play like you are loved.

Easter is Still with Us?

Easter is Still with Us?

We're done with leftovers and the eggs are put away, but Easter still remains!

Rubel Shelly reminds us that Easter is not over as long as Jesus' followers, Christians, his disciples, live out the evidence of his resurrection in their lives by the way they treat others.

Knowing Your Role in the Game of Life

Knowing Your Role in the Game of Life

What position are you trying to play in life's big game?

Rick Brown talks about teaching a Bulgarian friend how to play softball and it reminds him that many followers, disciples, of Jesus need to be given a job description.

Faith and Traffic Lights

Faith and Traffic Lights

What does my faith have to do with how I drive?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that our character and our faith are reflected as much by how we drive as how we go to church.

Remembering Odessa Porterfield

Remembering Odessa Porterfield

What difference can one old woman make in your life?

Rubel Shelly remembers a beloved African American woman who forever changed his life as a little boy through manhood.

Everything in Its Time and Place

Everything in Its Time and Place

Every get out of balance?

Rubel Shelly reminds us that there is a time for everything as long as it is kept in its place and we remain balanced in our lives with the correct priorities.

Everything on the Line

Everything on the Line

What would you do in your last moments with those you love?

Phil Ware continues his series on the unpredictable Savior and reminds us of the upper room discourses where Jesus demonstrates and teaches what is most important to him to those who are most important to him, his disciples, his friends, those he loves.

One Tune!

One Tune!

How can we learn God's will for this time in our lives?

Phil Ware uses Jesus' example in Mark 1 to show how we can begin to deal with our feelings of being overwhelmed with everything confronting us and do the most important thing, the One Tune God wants us to play with our lives.

C2K - Living Words

C2K - Living Words

Show me, I'm tired of just hearing talk!

Phil Ware continues his C2K or church to Kingdom series emphasizing that our message must be lived, displayed, and demonstrated and not just spoken.

How to Think of God

How to Think of God

Do you see God in the face and actions of a young child?

Rubel Shelly's night with a little girl in a restaurant reminds him of who God actually is.

Forgotten Anything?

Forgotten Anything?

Does love mean action or does it mean remembering?

Ron Rose talks about remembering God and what it means to truly love someone.

Watch Out for Number 3

Watch Out for Number 3

O you'd better watch out or she will make you cry!

Sarah Stirman talks about her daughter's basketball playing and how coaches warn their teams to watch out for her, number 3.

Handicapped and His Glory

Handicapped and His Glory

How can a crippling situation or handicap actually be an open door for the Savior?

Sarah Stirman has reason to reflect on being crippled or handicapped and being useful to God.

Playing Through Your Pain

Playing Through Your Pain

When we have to do it, it isn't a game!

Rubel Shelly reminds us to play through pain and go on to victory.

A Rock Among Play-Doh

A Rock Among Play-Doh

Can you stand firm in a Play-Doh world?

In a world of bending and conforming, Christians need to learn to hold their ground.

Worship and the Ballpark?

Worship and the Ballpark?

Can we really take worship with us outside our religious boxes?

Worship has to be part of our everyday real life world where we work, play, do sports, have recreation, and watch our kids play.

A Coach's Choice

A Coach's Choice

Would you have given a boy with these struggles a chance?

Thank God for those who give others in unfortunate situations a chance to succeed.

At the End of the Day

At the End of the Day

How have you been playing lately?

Relationships and learning to play is the essence of becoming "children" in God's Kingdom!